About Breathe

Back in 2012, Breathe built their multi-award-winning software with one thing in mind: to set SMEs free from time-consuming HR admin so they can focus on their people, build strong company cultures & drive their organisations forward.

Owned by leading cloud-based solution provider, ELMO Software, Breathe offers simple & cost-effective software that makes it super-easy to manage up to 200 employees.

From employee data, leave, sickness and HR documents to training & performance, expenses, recruitment, rota scheduling and e-learning – Breathe already helps over 13,000 UK SMEs to leave time-consuming tasks behind, without breaking the bank.

Breathe is 100% cloud-based, GDPR-compliant and ISO27001-accredited, offering the highest level of data security.


Key benefits of Breathe

Free time to manage people and company culture rather than HR admin with task automation.

Get access to all employee information from anywhere with secure cloud storage.

Streamline holiday booking and allowance management and setup approval workflows.

Securely store employee documents online

Boost employee motivation with regular 1-1s and timely feedback.

ISO 270001 accredited software


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4,4 /5
(38)
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Shahul
Shahul
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  • Industry: Accounting
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

A Great Human Resource Software

Reviewed on 2023/01/13

It's a very useful software which helps for the HR management and leave tracking purposes. Not only...

It's a very useful software which helps for the HR management and leave tracking purposes. Not only that it can be used for personal goal setting and training activities too.

Pros

It has the option to track our goals and maintain our qualification, training , and learning which help us to keep our records up to date. In addition it has an easy process to apply for the leave and track them and get the approvals. Further the organization chart will provide the details about the organization and the relevant person whom the first tier employees need to contact for their leaves

Cons

The way how the organization chart presented need some updates

Katie
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Good overall

Reviewed on 2023/07/17

Mostly been good overall a few teething problems at all but this is expected with any system

Mostly been good overall a few teething problems at all but this is expected with any system

Pros

The majority of the system is easy to use both as an administrator and also for employees. If all information is entered correctly the reminders on the system are great as well i.e passport and visa expiry reminders. Booking time off / leave requests work well

Cons

Documents and timesheets / time logs - not being able to have bulk upload functionality is really frustrating at times. The report functionality isn't great also. Not having version control and a log of version controls for documents as well is also annoying

Mike
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  • Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

Functional HR System

Reviewed on 2020/10/09

It is a good basic tool for Employee records, but getting data back out can be cumbersome

It is a good basic tool for Employee records, but getting data back out can be cumbersome

Pros

It is relatively simple to navigate the system and complete tasks quickly using the it's basic interface

Cons

It needs updating. There is no drag and drop functionality, integration with Office 365 or CRM and data cannot be exported en masses.

Rachel
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Great online HR system

Reviewed on 2022/06/29

Great - have used a few online HR systems in SaaS businesses with teams deployed both at home and...

Great - have used a few online HR systems in SaaS businesses with teams deployed both at home and in office; this is great for managing all we need to, easily and quickly

Pros

ease of use and visual display is great; easy to see individuals, teams and broader groups, wirh notification settings easy to set up and amend. Good for containing - securely - necessary data.

Cons

We have set up 2FA - this is more my issue than Breathe's and I guess it's important, but boy, it's irritating ;-)

Charlie
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  • Industry: Staffing & Recruiting
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Excellent Cost-Effective HR Platform

Reviewed on 2023/06/22

Using Breathe has had a positive impact on our business, ensuring ease-of use and process consistenc...

Using Breathe has had a positive impact on our business, ensuring ease-of use and process consistency.

Pros

Breathe is a competitively-priced online HR platform which helps us to effectively manage documents, leave, absence and employee records. Reporting functions are easy to operate and offer valuable management information. The platform is popular with our employees and is widely used to capture and organise leave requests.

Cons

The process involved in setting up a new employee can be a little time-consuming, this would be easier if we could input all relevant information in one module.

Response from Centurion Management Systems

Thank you Charlie for your review. We're really happy to hear that using Breathe has had a positive impact on your business and your feedback regarding setting up a new employee is really valuable. If you have any other feedback you'd like to share with us that could help us improve Breathe, take a look at our customer portal.
Thanks again, Kayleigh

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Breathe FAQs

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Breathe offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: £18,00/month
  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Breathe have 5 price plans to suit businesses from 1 to 250 employees, what make us unique is that we don't charge per employee, our plans are per business account: Micro: Up to 10 employees: £12 a month per business Starter: 11- 20 employees: £24 a month per business Regular: 21-50 employees: £61 a month per business Pro: 51-100 employees: £123 a month per business Premium: 101-250 employees: £251 a month per business

Breathe has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500

Breathe supports the following languages:

English

Breathe supports the following devices:

Breathe integrates with the following applications:

Google Calendar, Microsoft Outlook, TeamOrgChart, WeThrive

Breathe offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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